What's Buzzing:

Fourth-Place Medal

Which athletes were sent home in disgrace?

Fourth-Place Medal

Nick Delpopolo

No Olympics is complete without certain elements: glorious victories, stunning upsets, heartbreaking losses…

And athletes kicked out of the Games. These Olympics saw the dismissal of several competitors, with the use of performance-enhancing drugs as the main culprit. People were also kicked out for being openly racist, tweeting inappropriate things, purposely trying to lose, and, in the case of one athlete, getting so drunk in public that he looked like he wet himself.

Click on the links below to see what infractions the following athletes committed that had them packing up early:

Victoria Baranova
Nick D'Arcy
Kyung Eun Jung
Tameka Williams
Kenrick Monk
Alex Schwazer
Xiaoli Wang
Gijs van Hoecke
Ivan Tsikhan
Yang Yu
Dimitrios Chondrokoukis
Amine Laalou
Greysia Polii
Diego Palomeque
Jung Eun Ha
Hysen Pulaku
Ha Na Kim
Nicholas Delpopolo
Michel Morganella
Paraskevi Papachristou
Meiliana Jauhari
Luiza Galiulina
Min Jung Kim

More Olympics coverage on Yahoo! Sports:

Related Olympics coverage on Yahoo! Sports:
Video: Gold medalist makes headlines with public smooch
Elite Athlete Workouts: U.S. track runner Jeremy Wariner's unusual recovery technique
Olympic champion equestrian horses up for sale

View Comments (842)
  • Johaug claims 2nd win in as many days in Falun

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) -- Therese Johaug proved too strong again for the rest of the field in Falun to take her second cross-country World Cup victory in two days as Norway swept the podium on Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Honda's 30-metre strike sinks Genoa at soggy San Siro

    A thumping 30-metre strike by Keisuke Honda, his first Serie A goal for 18 months, gave AC Milan a 2-1 win over Genoa at a half-empty, soggy San Siro on Sunday to keep them in contention for a Champions League return. The Japanese midfielder also … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Welbeck returns to score late Arsenal winner

    Welbeck returns to score late Arsenal winner

    Danny Welbeck, making his first appearance of the season as a late substitute, headed a stoppage-time winner to give Arsenal a 2-1 home win over league leaders Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday. Welbeck, who had not played since last … More »

    Reuters - 26 minutes ago
  • American cyclist Coryn Rivera riding fast road to Rio

    Coryn Rivera's father had ridden off ahead of her. ''I still remember that,'' Wally Rivera said with a laugh, recalling the scene nearly 15 years later. Rivera's big goal this year is qualifying for the Rio Olympics, then adding to her … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • Geisenberger claims 4th straight luge World Cup title

    Geisenberger claims 4th straight luge World Cup title

    Olympic champion Natalie Geisenberger finished fourth at a luge World Cup to claim her fourth successive overall title, while German compatriot Tatjana Huefner clinched her first European title on Sunday. The second last race of the season doubled … More »

    AP - Sports - 28 minutes ago